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Cranberries: One of the World's Most Powerful Antioxidants
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it is time to think about what you'll be serving or bringing to your Thanksgiving feast. Cranberries, which are native to North America, have numerous health benefits. This antioxidant-rich fruit has been grown for food and medicine by Native Americans for centuries. Consider forgoing the canned and bland cranberry sauce this year and whip up your own simple cranberry sauce.
Check out this How Does It Grow? video, so you can share with your friends and family how cranberries are grown and harvested.
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